Ian DeMedeiros (2017), Dr. Jeep, and Travis Collins (2016) Ian DeMedeiros (2017), Dr. John Jeep, and Travis Collins (2016) grab a coffee before a  German meeting in King Café.

Dr. Quanyu Huang

Dr. Quanyu Huang

Dr. Quanyu Huang
Visiting Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio - Higher Education Administration. 1993
  • M.S., Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania - Human Resources Development, 1989
  • B.A., Guangxi University for Nationalities, Nanning, China - Chinese Language and Literature, 1982


  • Asian/Asian American Studies Program. 2013-Present, Director.
  • The Confucius Institute, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 2007-2012, Director.
  • Educational Leadership Department, College of Education, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 2000-Present,    Adjunct Professor.
  • Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. 2007-Present, Guest Professor.
  • South Weekly, Guangzhou, China. 2003-Present, Columnist
  • Training Program for Middle and Primary School Principals at Peking University, Beijing, China. 2003-Present, Visiting Professor.
  • Continuing Education Program, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 1993-1999, Instructor.
  • Executive Education Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2002-2008, Senior Consultant.
  • English Language Multicultural Institute, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio. 1998-2006, Educational Advisor.
  • Inlingua/Conversa Language Center, Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio. 1993-2000, Instructor.
  • Educational Leadership Department, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 1989-1993, Teaching Associate and Dissertation Fellow.
  • York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania. 1988-1989, Visiting Professor.
  • Guangxi University for Nationalities, Nanning, China. 1985-1988, Lecturer (position similar to Assistant Professor in the U.S.), Chinese Department.
  • Guangxi University for Nationalities, Nanning, China. 1982-1985, Assistant Professor (position similar to Instructor in the U.S.), Chinese Department.


  • Outstanding Professor, Distinguished Professor Finalist, Miami University (2010)
  • EHS of Miami University, the Profound Impact Award (2007)
  • Number one bestselling non-fiction book in China for Quality Education in America (2000)


  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Culture
  • Sino-American Cultural Comparison
  • Sino-American Educational Comparison
  • Asian American Parenting and Culture



  • Huang, Q. Chen, T, Huang, K. The Chinese Broken Marks Dictionary. Beijing: Commercial Press, 2012.
  • —. Chen, T, Huang, K. McGraw Hill’s Chinese Dictionary & Guide to 20,000 Essential Words. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, 2010.
  • —. Educational Selections from Quanyu Huang (eight books). Beijing: People’s University of China Publishing House, 2010.
  • —. Gifted Education in America. Guangzhou: Sun Yat-Sen University Publishing House, 2006.
  • —. College Admissions in America. Beijing: Peking University Publishing House, 2003.
  • —. Quality Education in America. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2003
  • —. Learning to Be in America. Beijing: Jieli Publishing House, 2002.
  • —. Family Education in America. Hong Kong: Intelligence Press, 2002.
  • —. The Learning behind Playing. Beijing: Writers Publishing House, 2001.
  • —. Quality Education. Guangzhou: Southern Chinese Press, 2001.
  • —. Family Education in America. Guangzhou: Guangdong Educational Publishing House, 2001.
  • —. Quality Education in America. Guangzhou: Guangdong Educational Publishing House, 1999. (the number one best selling non-fiction book in China in 2000).
  • —. Chen T, Leonard J. Business Decision Making in China. Binghamton: The Haworth Press, 1997.
  • —. Andrulis, R, Chen, T. A Guide to Successful Business Relations with the Chinese: Opening the Great Wall's Gate. Binghamton: The Haworth Press, 1994.
  • —. Conceptual Perplexity and Analysis in Chinese Education. Oxford: Miami University, 1993.

Chapters in Books

  • —. “Fostering the learning-explorer.” In: Wang D, eds. Personal Perspective on American Education. Beijing: Peking University Publishing House, 2008: 1-29.
  • —. “Fostering Exam-Takers or Learning-Explorers?” In: Chen J, Wang Y, eds. The 10 Most Well-Known Educational Theories in Modern China: Influencers of Hundreds of Millions of Families. Beijing: Beijing Publishing House, 2005: 265-302.
  • —. The “Blind Angle” of Chinese education in the 21st century. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Chinese Education for the 21st Century. Charlottesville: The University of Virginia 1993: 89-94.
  • —. “Suggestions for Reforming the Chinese Educational System.” In: Zhang B, Yuan H, eds. Selected Suggestions for China's Reformation. Beijing: The Reformation Publishing House 1994: 439-442.


  • —. China Needs an Educational Renaissance. South Weekly 2010; September 9: 31 (the whole space).
  • —. Education Before Democracy. Today’s Evening Paper 2007; December 7: 11-13.
  • —. My Ideas on College Admissions Reform in China: Deliberating with the President of the University of Science and Technology of China, Zhu Qingshi. South Weekly 2007; February 8: 15.
  • —. Colleges Must Change First to Push Innovation. China Daily 2006; June 10: 4.
  • —. Where the Best Students come from: Deliberating with the president of Peking University, Xu Zhihong. South Weekly 2006; May 18: 15.
  • —. Touching the Case of Chinese Primary Education: Deliberating with Noble Laureate, Dr. Yang Zhenning. South Weekly 2006; April 27: 15.

Journals & Periodicals

  • —. College Admissions in the U.S. vs. College Entrance Exams in China. China Newsweek 2011; 6: 43-47.
  • —. Education is Primary in China. China Reform 2009; 3: 29-31.
  • —. An Educational Issue that Worries Premier Wen. Pulling Together 2007; 5: 19-21.
  • —. Comments on Fudan University Admissions Reforms. Fudan Education Forum 2006; 22:85, 96.
  • —. Querying the College Admissions System in China. Global Education 2005; 5: 70-74.
  • —. Discussion on the College Entrance Exam. Basic Education Review 2005; 6: 55-58.
  • —. Education: Test-based or People-based? Enrollment and Examination in Hubei 2005; 128; 4-8.
  • —. A Comparison of Chinese and American Exam Systems. China’s Teachers 2004; 9: 16-19.
  • —. Quantz, R, Chen, T. Marxism and Christianity within the Great Wall. Asian Philosophy 1994; 4, No. 1: 33-52.
  • —. Fowler, F. Confusing “Lay” and “Public” Control of Education: the U.S. and China Compared. International Education 1992; 22, No. 1: 39-49.


  • Huang, Q. The Hybrid Tiger. New York: Prometheus (partner of Random House), February 11, 2014


  • —. (2010, July). Why haven’t Chinese dictionaries become a tool for learners of Chinese as a second language? International Conference, Chinese Textbook Development, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
  • —. (2008-2009). A series of lectures: Crossing the "Cultural Great Wall"; Christianity and Marxism Within the Great Wall; A Puzzle of Chinese Education and Culture. The Chinese Flagship Program, Ohio State University
  • —. (1998-2010). About 200 lectures: Sino-American Educational Comparison, Peking University, Sun Yat-Sen University, Tsinghua University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University, East China Normal University, Sichuan University. P.R. China